The English People

ORWELL, George. The English People.

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ORWELL, George. The English People. London: Collins, 1947.

8vo. Original green pictorial boards decorated in white, in repeat dustwrapper; pp. [vi], 7-47 + [i]; with illustrations throughout, with 8 illustrations printed in colours by artists such as Edward Ardizzone and L.S. Lowry, and monochrome plates; a near-fine copy with a couple of light spots to prelims, lightly rubbed to spine ends and offset to endleaves; the jacket very good, slightly discoloured and rubbed along spine and folds, with some rubbing and chipping along the spine and to head/foot.
First edition, issued in the Britain in Pictures series. Orwell's impressions of what it is to be English, imbued with his own political bias.